ICT Mahidol held the 2nd “Tech Talk” Seminar

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Thursday 29th August 2019 – the Faculty of ICT, Mahidol University (ICT Mahidol) held the 2nd “Tech Talk” seminar on “Cryptocurrency and Blockchain”; which currently are the two hottest issues in ICT. A lot of participants from many organizations attended this seminar. The topic of the seminar were as follows:

  • “Cryptocurrencies: from Bitcoin to Libra, can we trust them?” by Dr. Rom Hiranpruk, Former Committee (Computer Science Sector) at the Office of the Electronic Transaction Commission
  • “Blockchain to drive your business disruption!!” by Emeritus Prof. Dr. Supachai Tangwongsan, Former Vice President and CIO of Mahidol University and Former Executive Chairman at Software Industry Promotion Agency (SIPA) as well as Dr. Chakan Pramkaew, Blockchain Architect at National Digital ID Co., Ltd.

In the first session of the seminar, Dr. Rom Hiranpruk talked about the concept of Blockchain technology and the evolution of Cryptocurrency, how it is playing an important role and why it could cause some big changes in many industries. He said that Blockchain is a particular type or subset of so-called distributed ledger technology which the users have to study its impact before using.

The next session of the seminar, Emeritus Prof. Dr. Supachai Tangwongsan as well as Dr. Chakan Pramkaew talked about Blockchain technology, which is the technology that is being used to run the digital currencies (Cryptocurrency) such as Bitcoin. They said that this technology could certainly cause some future business disruptions.

The next series of Tech Talk seminar will be a sequel of the last 2nd Tech Talk entitled “Blockchain Technology to Drive Business Disruption” by Dr. Chakan Pramkaew, which will be held on October 2 and October 4, 2019. For more information about the faculty’s seminar or training, please visit www.ict.mahidol.ac.th or www.ict6sigma.net

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